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APWU Fights Plant Consolidations

Keep Them Open!

10/14/2014 - Filled with enthusiasm after the union’s national convention in July, APWU members in cities and towns across the country have been forming community alliances and organizing protests to fight plant consolidation.

APWU News Bulletin

APWU to Launch Vigorous Campaign Against Plant Closures, Consolidations

07/01/2014 - On June 30, the APWU denounced plans by the Postal Service to resume the closure and consolidation of up to 82 mail processing plants beginning in January 2015.

“This is a direct assault on service to the people of the country, on postal workers and on the Postal Service’s own network,” said union President Mark Dimondstein. The closure of the plants will require the USPS to degrade service standards and delay mail.

APWU Web News Article 127-2014

Postmaster General Declares War on Service

APWU to Launch Vigorous Campaign Against Plant Closures, Consolidations

06/30/2014 - The APWU today denounced plans by the Postal Service to resume the closure and consolidation of up to 82 mail processing plants beginning in January 2015.

“This is a direct assault on service to the people of the country, on postal workers and on the Postal Service’s own network,” said union President Mark Dimondstein. The closure of the plants will require the USPS to degrade service standards and delay mail.

“We need a Postmaster General who will champion the Postal Service. Instead, PMG Donahoe is on a rampage to destroy it,” he said

APWU Web News Article 008-2013

USPS Accelerates Implementation Of 18 Consolidation Sites

01/22/2013 - Postal management notified the APWU on Jan. 17 of its decision to accelerate the consolidation of 18 sites, moving implementation from 2014 to 2013. The 18 facilities were originally among 89 sites that management identified for consolidation next year, in Phase 2 of a modified consolidation plan that was announced in May 2012.

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